5 Sawyers Thursday, Blue Tide Band, Sione Puliuvea. Friday, DJ Perry Carter, Megan Core. Saturday, DJ Alessandro. Sunday, The New Cool.
48 Watt Street Saturday, Lloyd Spiegel.
Adamstown Uniting Church Friday, Twilight Musical Dialogues - Musical Kin ft. Ami Williamson, Clemens Leske, Sally Walker.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Kristy James.
Argenton Hotel Sunday, Kaylens Rain Duo.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, The V-Dubs.
Avon Valley Inn Saturday, Secret Society.
The Badger's Lair - Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, The Uplifting Bell Ends, Spruced Moose, Manalion, Blue Tide, The Fishing Fish, Hazel Dazel.
Bar On The Hill Friday, Def FX, Nunchukka Superfly, Matt Doll, Bitchcraft, Snvff.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday, Holly Mae. Friday, Tim Rossington. Saturday, Nano. Sunday, Madelyn.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Saturday, Troy Kemp.
Beach Hotel Friday, Midnight Movers. Saturday, Groove Pumps. Sunday, The V-Dubs.
Belmont 16s Friday, Blue Suede Boppers, Karen O'Shea. Saturday, The Jungle Kings, Daniel Arvidson. Sunday, Backbeat Duo.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Sundays Record.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Cruzers. Saturday, Snape Trilogy.
Blackbutt Hotel Friday, Zac and Ben. Saturday, Overload.
Blueys Nelson Bay Saturday, Nick Read.
The Bradford Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Saturday, Bliss Bomb, Fuelstar.
Burwood Inn Friday, Daniel Arvidson. Saturday, Mitch Fetch.
Cambridge Hotel Friday, Rings Of Saturn (USA), Holly World, Eternal Rest, Blade Of Horus (main room). Radio Birdman, Mick Medew & The Mesmerisers, East Coast Low (warehouse). Saturday, CRAZE ft. Thieves, Eclipse, Seiren, Ben Suthern, Arbi Squad, Daniel Hallet, Dazed, Kysenberg, Junior, Zakary, Nighterror. Sunday, Hot Donnas (NZ), The Darrans, Diplazar, Clouder.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Pistol Pete. Saturday, Mak.
Carrington Bowling Club Friday, Cate Cornucopia. Sunday, John Larder.
Catho Pub Sunday, Screagle.
Caves Beachside Hotel Friday, Big Night Out.
Central Leagues Club Friday, Kazzie. Saturday, Pete Hibbert.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, The Andy Show. Saturday, The Levymen.
Civic Theatre Thursday, Doric String Quartet.
Club Charlestown Saturday, The Radiators.
Club Kotara Saturday, The Lamplighters.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Zane Penn Duo.
Colliery Inn Friday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Cotton Sax And Strings.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Bliss Bomb. Saturday, Bernie.
Croatian Wickham Sports Club Sunday, Latinova.
Customs House Friday, Chris Saxby. Sunday, ROX.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Matt Semmens.
Denman Hotel Friday, Hendo. Saturday, The Hitpit.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Wayne Dufty. Saturday, The DuoTones.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Thursday, Snowy Robson. Saturday, Hendo.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Amigos. Saturday, State FX. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Easts Golf & Leisure Club Sunday, Max Jackson.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, No Exit - The Angels Show. Sunday, Tim Pringle.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Michael Peter Duo. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, Britney vs Christina vs Gwen - Drag Triple Tribute.
Family Hotel Newcastle Saturday, Cinema Friends, India & The Journey To The East.
Finnegans Saturday, Nino Brown.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Mark Wells Duo.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, The Way. Sunday, Gasolene.
General Roberts Hotel Saturday, Jake Daulby.
George Tavern Friday, Ben Travis. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood Duo.
Grain Store Saturday, Tim Rossington. Sunday, JJ King.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Larratt/Hamilton Quartet.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, The Milestones. Sunday, Machine Machine, Kurilpa Reach.
Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Tim Harding. Saturday, The New Cool Duo.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Darren Gould. Saturday, Big Night Out.
Gunyah Hotel Friday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Gen-X. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Underminer, Kid Presentable, Facecutter, Big Nasty. Friday, Visioner, Liberties, Cold Era, Infinite Illusion, Stones Throw. Saturday, Incrypt, Chambers Of Insanity, Lethal Vendetta, Blackout To Oblivian. Sunday, Dress Up (USA), Coffin.
Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Felix Quinn Music Duo. Saturday, Jon Matthews, Mak. Sunday, Dreamcatchers.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, The Rumour.
Hiss & Crackle Records Thursday, Aaron White.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Saving June. Saturday, Hummingbirds. Sunday, Anyerin.
Horse & Jockey Hotel Singleton Friday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Junior and Luana.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Crawfish Stew.
Imperial Hotel Maitland Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Tim Harding.
Jewells Tavern Friday, 2GoodReasons. Saturday, Loko.
Kent Hotel Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Pocket Aces. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.
Khartoum Hotel Sunday, Troy Kemp.
King Street Hotel Friday, Mac Miller. Saturday, Slice N Dice.
Lake Macquarie Hotel Friday, Kaylens Rain Duo. Sunday, Mardy Leith.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Emily Smith.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Saturday, Kylie Jane.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Jesse Vee Duo. Saturday, Craig Thomson.
Lass O'Gowrie Friday, Snowfish. Saturday, Fukushima Death Fish, Old Mate.
Lizotte's Thursday, Whistle Dixie, Will Day. Friday-Saturday, Don't Change - Ultimate INXS. Sunday, Van The Man - Van Morrison tribute. Tuesday, Charlton Christian College Showcase.
Lucky Hotel Friday, Corporate Socials. Saturday, Marissa. Sunday, Jerome.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, TripleZero. Saturday, Love That Hat.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, The After Party Duo.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, Greg Bryce.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Phil McKnight. Saturday, Zane Penn. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Felix Quinn Music Duo. Sunday, Perry Carter.
Mayfield Ex-Services Thursday, Solid Gold Party Night. Saturday, Smokin Rosie.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, The Years, DJ Angelo. Saturday, Bad Paris, DJ Smashup. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Murray's Brewery Sunday, Prahlad Little.
Nag's Head Hotel Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Reg Sinclair.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, The Gaudrys. Saturday, Wendy Matthews, Mardmax. Sunday, Jake Folbigg.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Friday, Ryan Hemsworth. Saturday, Emily Smith.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Daniel Arvidson.
Newcastle Jockey Club Saturday, Tyler John.
Newcastle Hotel Friday, Spaced Out. Saturday, Muto (DJ set). Sunday, Born Of Osiris (USA), Chelsea Grin (USA), Diamond Construct, The Wandering.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Tessa Devine. Saturday, John Larder, Jack Evans.
Oriental Hotel Sunday, Glovers Lane, Lili Crane.
Paxton Bowling Club Saturday, Karen O'Shea.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Kevin O'Hara, Kristy James Duo. Saturday, Jackson Broadway. Sunday, Karen O'Shea.
Plough Inn Friday, Angie. Saturday, Deborah Sinclair.
Potters Brewery Friday, Kaylah Anne.
Premier Hotel Saturday, Matt McLaren Duo.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Mark Wells Duo. Saturday, The Smarts. Sunday, The Years, Wharf Life.
Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, Boney Rivers.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Saturday, Anyerin.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Outerphase.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Layth Gunn.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Jamie Martens.
Seabreeze Hotel Friday, Overload. Saturday, TripleZero. Sunday, Nano.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, John Larder. Saturday, The Choirboys, Kellie Cain. Sunday, Ty Penshorn.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Jackson Halliday. Saturday, Mick Jones.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Kristo and King.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, 24 Hours.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Blues Roulette ft. Three Gringos, Jesse Valach, John Luke Shelley & Nathan Beretta with the Blues Roulette Band, Ben Wicks & Dave Fester. Saturday, Mick Hart.
Star Hotel Friday, Keys On King - Matt vs Carter. Saturday, Truman Trio.
Swansea Hotel Friday, Jared Taylor. Saturday, Michael Wilks Duo. Sunday, Beau Hatch Band.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Club Remix.
Swansea Workers Club Saturday, Bernie. Sunday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Sydney Junction Hotel Friday, Jonnie S.
Tea Gardens Hotel Friday, Finn.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, The New Cool Duo. Saturday, Mark Lee.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Dreamcatchers. Saturday, Last Resort. Sunday, Chris Saxby.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Amigos.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Hayden Johns. Sunday, Reggie Sinclair.
Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Thursday, ROX. Friday, Beau Hatch Duo. Saturday, Kaylens Rain Duo.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Joel Procter. Saturday, Sari Jade & Spike.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, All Access 80s.
Wests Cardiff Friday, Shannon Noll. Saturday, The Years.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Snape Trilogy. Saturday, Bryce, Heaney & Hazzard.
Wests NEX Friday, Phonic Trio. Saturday, Joy Duo. Wednesday, The Tea Party (CAN), Linear.
Wickham Park Hotel Friday, Melbourne Street. Saturday, Holly Mae, Crimson Tide. Sunday, Aleyce Simmonds, Floyd Vincent and The Temple Dogs.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Ryan Daley.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Beth Gleeson.
About Time (M) At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (Regal)
Aladdin (PG) A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Avengers: Endgame (M) After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity war, Thanos has wiped out half the life in the universe. With the help of the remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble to do what is necessary to undo the Mad Titan's deed.
Child's Play (MA) A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.
Daffodils (CTC) A bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (M) The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (MA) Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail.
Judy & Punch (CTC) In a peculiar and unforgiving town; gripped by a frenzy of witch hunts and hangings, the townspeople revel in the drama and brutality of the trials and executions, while Judy and Punch endeavour to use their show to escape, with their new baby, to loftier means.
Kursk (CTC) The true story of the K-141 Kursk, a Russian flagship nuclear-powered submarine that sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea in August 2000.
Long Shot (M) Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly. (Regal)
Men in Black: International (M) The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
Photograph (PG) A struggling street photographer in Mumbai, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develop a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect.
Poms (PG) A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents. (Lake Cinema & Regal)
Red Joan (M) The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Rocketman (M) The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.
Skin (R) A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.
Slam (MA) Ricky Nasser is a young Australian whose peaceful suburban life turns into hell when sister Ameena, a Slam poet; disappears without a trace.
Sometimes Always Never (PG) A detective fantasy / family drama where a love of words helps a father reconnect with a missing son. (Regal)
Swimming With Men (M) A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team. (Regal)
The Biggest Little Farm (PG) When the barking of their beloved dog Todd leads to an eviction notice from their tiny LA apartment, John and Molly Chester make a choice that takes them out of the city and onto 200 acres in the foothills of Ventura County, naively endeavouring to build one of the most diverse farms of its kind.
The Hustle (M) A remake of the 1988 comedy, 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels', in which two down-and-out con artists engage in a "loser leaves town" contest. (Lake Cinema)
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG) Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.
The Third Wife (MA) May is a teenager who, through an arranged marriage, becomes the third wife of prosperous rural landowner Hung. She quickly comes of age, learning what she can about sex, the strict patriarchal hierarchy of her society and ultimately pins all her hopes on becoming the first of Hung's wives to bear him a son.
Tolkien (M) The film follows the formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Top End Wedding (M) Lauren and Ned are engaged, they are in love, and they have just ten days to find Lauren's mother who has gone AWOL somewhere in the remote far north of Australia. (Lake Cinema)
Toy Story 4 (G) Woody and Buzz embark on a quest to find Woody's romantic interest, Bo Peep.
Wild Rose (M) A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix (M) During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain.
Yuli (CTC) This true story follows UK Royal Ballet's first black dancer, Carlos Acosta, combining a loving account of his upbringing in his native Havana with glorious dance sequences that flesh out his life story.
A Property of the Clan Play by Nick Enright which looks at the conflicting responses of peer-groups to the murder of 14-year-old Leigh Leigh on Stockton Beach in 1989. Seated Ovation and Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Friday, at 8pm, and Saturday, at 2pm and 8pm.
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts Writer Dahl took some of the world's best-loved fairy tales and rearranged them with surprising and hilarious twists; amusing musical and comedy routines. Shake & Stir Theatre Co, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Tuesday, at 6.30pm. Wednesday, at 10am and 12.30pm.
Seuss-Fest Hunter Drama students bring Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and other Seuss characters to life on the stage. Broadmeadow students in three different shows at the Civic Playhouse, nightly from Monday to Saturday, June 29, at 6.30pm. Cessnock, Maitland and Singleton students at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, Wednesday, July 3, at 6.30pm.
The Shake-up In this year of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Newcastle earthquake Tantrum Youth Arts looks at learning from the past through theatre, art, live music and games performed at Newcastle Museum. Saturday and Sunday, at 5.30pm, until June 30. Free show. Register your participation at www.tantrum.org.au.
Shine It Up Live Newcastle-raised TV star and psychic medium Jackie Gillies brings to life the issues raised in her best-selling biography. Newcastle City Hall Concert Room. Thursday, at 7pm.
Strictly Ballroom: The Musical A champion ballroom dancer defies all the rules, follows his heart, and finds true love; musical by Australia's Baz Luhrmann. St Philip's Christian College, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Thursday and Friday, at 10.30am and 7pm, Saturday, at 2pm and 7pm.
Wait Until Dark A blind woman combats a trio of criminals who erroneously break into her house in search of drugs; drama by Frederick Knott with many funny moments. Theatre on Brunker, at St Stephen's Hall, Adamstown. Friday and Saturday, until June 29; dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm, plus 2pm Sunday on June 23.
Woman in Mind A housewife, married to a boring man, tries to work out ways to get away from him; comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Valley Artists, at Laguna Hall, Great North Road, Laguna. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 7pm.